BT Sport extends Sunset + Vine production deal across football, rugby and cricket
BT Sport has renewed its production agreement with Sunset + Vine, extending the deal by another four years.
The deal equates to 1200 of hours of live and magazine coverage per year, starting from the beginning of the 2018-2019 Premier League season. The extension to the current contract will take the partnership, which started in 2013, through to 2022.
Included within the deal will be all of BT’s live Premier League and UEFA Europa League football, along with its live rugby offering of the Aviva Premiership, European Champions Cup, European Challenge Cup and weekly Rugby Tonight show.
The Scottish Premier Football League, Australia’s international cricket matches, the Big Bash League and Women’s Big Bash League are also included.
The Sunset+Vine team will be led by Stephen Booth (Executive Producer, Football), Jamie Oakford (Match Director, Football), Titus Hill (Executive Producer, Rugby) and Grant Phillips (Executive Producer, SPFL).
Jeff Foulser, Chairman of Sunset+Vine, said: “We are extremely proud of the high-quality productions delivered by our teams over the past five years, and also for the ongoing support, financial backing and faith shown in us by BT Sport.”
Jamie Hindhaugh, Chief Operating Officer, BT Sport, added: “I look forward to continuing to working with [Sunset + Vine] to bring the BT Sport audience closer to the heart of sport.”